Faith that doesn’t save! (James 2:14-26)

Faith that doesn’t save! (James 2:14-26)

Passage: James 2:14-26
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Faith that doesn't save! 

James 2:14-26

1. 'Faith' that cannot save (James 2:14-20)

a useless example (v14-17)

the ultimate example of 'faith' that cannot save (v19)

2. Faith that saves (James 2:18-26)

faith and actions - "don't just say it, do it!" (v18)

two examples of faith that saves

  • Abraham (v20-24 see also Gen 12:1-4, 22:1-20, Heb 11:17-19)

  • Rahab (v25-26 see also Joshua 2:8-13)

3. what James is NOT saying

Take context into account

Notice the way words are used

Compare with the rest of the Bible

Faith in Action - don't just say it, do it!